Definition of Simple fracture

1. Noun. An uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skin.

Exact synonyms: Closed Fracture
Generic synonyms: Break, Fracture

Medical Definition of Simple fracture

1. A fracture in which skin is intact at site of fracture. Synonym: simple fracture. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simple Fracture

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simple bone cyst
simple closed curve
simple closure
simple colour
simple conjunctivitis
simple connectedness
simple connectivity
simple crus of semicircular duct
simple diplopia
simple dislocation
simple epithelium
simple eye
simple fission
simple fraction
simple fracture (current term)
simple fruit
simple function
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simple future
simple glaucoma
simple goiter
simple goitre
simple harmonic motion
simple heterochromia
simple hyperopic astigmatism
simple hypertrophy
simple interest
simple joint
simple knot

Literary usage of Simple fracture

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1877)
"Yet if depression occur in a simple fracture, it must be let alone, unless it is evident that the patient will die, and that soon ! ..."

2. A System of Surgery: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1882)
"simple fracture without depression : 2. simple fracture with depression : 3. simple fracture with displacement, and compression of the brain : 4. ..."

3. A System of Surgery: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1866)
"simple fracture WITH DEPRESSION OF BONE. This form of fracture is not at all uncommon; the integuments are more or less contused, and the patient is usually ..."

4. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"6 simple fracture of arm. 1 simple fracture of tibia. 1 compound fracture of ankle. 2 simple fracture of finger. —55 Males, 88 Females. ..."

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